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builds in and it brings in little bit of drier air it won't be as humid as yesterday. but we are going to be dealing with humidity. we do have that code orange in effect that i was talking about and basically everyone is in it except for the eastern shore. if you have lung disease such as asthma, heart disease, you want to limit your outdoor activities for today. now tonya has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i am a former asthmatic so i can attest to thai. stay inside. -- to that. i stay inside. bus and train service is on time of the bridges and tunnels are okay. let's look at 895 south of o'donnell. no problems to report. that's the southbound traffic to the right. northbound is on the left. no incidents in your way. couple things to point out to you. 95 southbound after mountain road disabled vehicle is over on the shoulder. just be careful as you pass. and we have an accident st. margaret at washburn in the city. charles street between conway and pratt left lane is closed. megan. >> all right, thanks so much. news time 5:31.
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taking a look at news around the nation. an autopsy will be done to determine if a woman's body was pulled from a creek is that of a missing indianan university student sheep has been -- she has not been seen in a month. the body was found and it's badly decomposed and they can't confirm the woman's race or age. it's not quite a year and a half until the presidential election but the president he has an endorsement. national education association which is the country's biggest education union is backing the president for reelection. they say they want to give him an early and strong support because of a shared vision. all right even if you have seen fireworks hundreds of times before you still stop and admire them every 4th of july. this 4th displays put on by macy's lit up the sky over the hudson river in new york city. that's always a spectacular
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show. >> never gets old. well, we had a beautiful fireworks show here of course. but then again it turned into a very violent night in baltimore city. we will have more on that coming up. >> we are asking you on facebook as well, does this now give you pause about maybe take your family -- taking your family to the family friendly events because it turned so violent. linda so is live down there and we will check in with her. stay with us. a rescue in nevada caught on tape. >> coming, what emergency crews believed this guy was doing that led up to this deadly -- getting caught in the deadly flood waters. a connecticut boy is saved after being swept from a sand bar. we will take you to the rescue when "good morning maryland" continues. we are first and only at 4:30 in the morning. we will be right back.
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fireworks ended. >> reporter: it was a terrible night. we are by the water here by pier 6 pavilion. this was a great place to be to take in the fireworks. we are by the water. pier 6 pavilion has mccormick and schmick's here. people are taking the morning jog, walking around, but what they may not know is last night, this is where a man was stabbed in the neck. he later died at shock trauma. it happened after the fireworks show ended at around 10 last night. again, that man was taken to shock trauma but he didn't survive. then in the separate incident, a 4-year-old boy was shot in the leg as he was standing with his dad at light and pratt streets after the fireworks last night. police say the boy's father heard a loud noise and the boy started to complain his leg hurt. that's when the dad realized his son had been shot. that boy was taken to johns hopkins and his injuries are considered nonlife-threatening. thousands were at inner harbor to celebrate the 4th and to see the fireworks. police had promised a heavy security with hundreds of cops
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on patrol. earlier in the evening, the police commissioner held a news conference to detail the coordinated effort with a number of different agencies. but still, that could not stop the violence. later this morning, at 11, police will hold a briefing to talk about what happened last night. again, two of those incidents you will be hearing about all day, a man stabbed is in the neck outside mccormick and schmick's by pier 6 pavilion who died. and a 4-year-old boy shot in the leg after the fireworks ended last night. he is expected to survive. live downtown, linda so, abc2 news. 5:37. take a look at this amazing rescue. this is las vegas after a huge thunderstorm ripped through the area. firefighters saw a homeless man clinging to a shopping cart in the middle of the water. he was seeking shelter from the heat when that storm hit. firefighters lowered the ladder to get the man to safety. they took him to the hospital and he is expected to be okay. check outed mudslide in china. two -- out the mudslide in
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china. look at that. the mud is blocking a major state highway and crews are working to clear that mud off the road to make that road usable once again. now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> all right. we are looking at maryland's most powerful radar. things are looking pretty dry. i do believe things will stay dry as we go through the rest of the afternoon. there's a slight chance for a storm to pop up. but i think we will be dry just like yesterday. high pressure is trying to get in here and do its thing. keeping my fingers crossed for that. more sunshine in here. that's a sure thing as we go through the rest of today. temperatures right now into centreville at 75. that humidity is at 91% right now. and as we check out what's going on in hanover, 69 there. bel air right around 70 and glen oak at 70 as well and i am forecasting around 90 at 4:00. let's send it over to tonya
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with traffic. >> reporter: good morning. our earlier accident in the city st. margaret and washburn is clear and we shouldn't have to worry about that. most major interstates are okay. reisterstown starting off at 795 at cockeysville, very light traffic. no problems to report down to the beltway. 95 southbound after mountain road, we still have a disabled vehicle that we are dealing with. it's over on the shoulder. so be careful as you go by. back to you. he came in with a young boy on it, and two women came running to him and grabbed him and hugging him. >> the boy is safe after -- from drowning after he was swept away from a sand bar. an eyewitness captured this emotional moment when the child was scooped up and embraced by a woman. that child was swept out to sea by a strong can't by lifeguards were able to grab -- current by
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lifeguards were able to grab him and pull him to safety. day three since a punishing boat flipped stranding more than two fishermen and the crew. >> now mexican authorities face a decision. we will tell you what it is when we return. we are first and only at 4:30. it's up to a jury to decide the fate of casey anthony, the mother on trial for killing her daughter. coming up, a look at some of your facebook comments on the trial. when it comes to getting my family to eat breakfast, i could use all the help i can get. like nutella, a delicious hazelnut spread that's perfect on multigrain toast, even whole-wheat waffles, for a breakfast that my kids love and i feel good about serving. and nutella is made with simple, quality ingredients,
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casey anthony's fate rest in the hand of a central florida jury. both side completed closing arguments on monday beforehanding the evidence and instructions to the panel. abc2 news sherrie johnson is here with the latest. >> reporter: well, the judge had the final word just before the jury got the case. he read instructions after hours of testimony and in a case that's captured the attention of the world. the state wrapped up with a 1, 2 punch from jeff ashton who toldjurors the defence's distraction -- defense's distractions are that distraction. prosecutors hit hard at opening statements they say the defense never backed up. they asked who's life was better without caylee and answered by showing a picture of a tattoo after the toddler
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disappeared that translated from italian saying the beautiful life. along with the picture of casey dancing with friends. the defense claims the prosecution's case is circumstantial and doesn't meet the standards to convict on a capital murder charge. the court drama has riveted the nation prompting many to pub forefront row seats to the drama. >> everybody loves a mystery. and you want to kind of witness it and be a part of it. >> reporter: now we want to know what you think about this case. we put a comment on the abc2 facebook fan page and here's what some of you had to say. allison says at least life in prison. scott beckman says the jury will mess it up that's what juries do and come up with some impossible and illogical decision and kelly says guilty. lies, lies, lies, guilty. we want to know what you have to say. so feel free to sound off on thefacebook fan page.
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sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >> thank you. the search continues for a missing boater in pasadena. the department of natural resources and police are calling this a deadly accident. 25-year-old james kane has been ided as the missing person. rescue boats were searching for him. investigators say a woman on the boat with him was rescued from the water by a passing boater. however, his body reportedly never resurfaced. >> units arrived on scene on the water and found a run away boat that was circling out there in the water he with no one aboard -- water with no one aboard. >> the search continues from the land until dark monday night. no word on what caused the man and woman to go overboard. mexican authorities say rescue teams have been considering calling off the search for seven tourists missing in a baja california fishing boat accident that killed one american. the 27 tourists and the 19 crew members on a 7-day fishing trip were thrown into the gulf of
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california early sunday morning when a sudden storm capsized the boat. about -- about 60 miles south of the port of san philipe. the rescues had to swim for nearly 12 hours before being pulled to safety. a suspect in the university professor's murder is refusing to return to the united states and now it's reportedly this guy is taunting police from his mexican hideout. jorge is accused of killing susan markham a popular accounting professor at american university. she was murdered last october. and the dna found on the murder weapon. the problem is he fled to mexico and is taunting police to come get him. in a recent e-mail believed to be for an el paso detective, he wrote, of course you are cordially invited to cross the
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same bridge and meet moot at sanborn's great cafe and we can talk shop all you want. best if you come in on a sunday and we can get brunch and, of course, it will be my treat. yours jorge landros he proclaimed innocence since the death. the race to become the next mayor of baltimore is bigger. will final day candidates can officially file to run. stay senator katherine pew and carl stokes are entering the democratic primary. pew says she is not going alone and plans to walk with supporters from her campaign headquarters to the election board -- or the board of alexs around 9:-- election around 9:45. they are joining a large pool of four democratic candidates for that position. and keep your eyes to the skies today. but no need to worry. if you see more the low flying planes, nasa is conducting the air quality checks around baltimore and d.c. it began 15 minutes ago and will run until
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15:30 this after -- 1:30 this afternoon. flight path is awrong i-95 as part of a mission enhancing the capabilities of satellite measure ground level air quality from space. barbara mikulski is announcing more than $1 million in federal grants to help vets in frederick and surrounding counties to help them find jobs. it will enabled the way stationto help veterans find jobs. and senator mikulski will attend an event at weigh station of frederick to make the announcement. now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weatherate. >> hi. i am meteorologist lynn jet charles. and on tuesday -- lynette charles. and on tuesday, the 5th of july, we should be 65 degrees for the low. the record low was set in 1979 at 55 degrees.
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so 10 degrees cooler. and our high for this time of the year should be around 87 and the record setback in 1999 was 102 and don't think we will flirt with that record going throughout the daych the highs yesterday came in around 89 -- day. the highs yesterday came in around 89. we had cloud cover across the area for most of the day which is what held the temperatures down. in easton, at 90. patuxent river around 89. more 80s in charlottesville and winchester and snuck out 73into oakland. the lows this morning, 69 into baltimore the dulles around 68. oakland 61. more of the same into york pennsylvania and 64 in hagerstown. the moisture is going to be a big story. you can see over the 65 degree mark into baltimore right now. you know we are feeling very soupy out there. but hopfully going throughout the day, they will go down a little bit. but still going to be a little on the muggy side.
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right now culpepper is at 72 for a dew point. so as we look at the air quality alert, we do have this in effect for today. but everybody is not so great especially as we head into most parts of maryland. but as we head over to the eastern shore, that's where you are out of the air quality alert. if you have lung disease, limit your exposure to outdoors for today. especially the outdoor activities. satellite and radar not picking up on a lot. a few showers and storms, but mainly to the south of baltimore around the dc area. that's basically out of here. as we go through time, there's a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm to pop in the forecast. isolated in nature and it -- pop up in the forecast. isolated in nature. hopefully that will start to build in going throughout the day. going into wednesday, we will have a better chance for showers and thunderstorms in the picture here. that will particular into thursday. for today, though, that temperature is coming in around 90. we will get more sunshine, temperatures will be above normal. and then by the time we hit
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tonight, the temperature will be right around 69 degrees, partly cloudy and humid. and here's the forecast for tomorrow. temperatures around 90. thunderstorms still possible. >> reporter: anne arundel county muddy creek road there's an accident. we are doing okay on the interstates. southwest side of wilkins avenue outer loop with heavier traffic. no incidents in your way. on 95 southbound after mountain road, we have what disabled vehicle there for a while. it's on the shoulder. be careful as you pass. it's old of the roadway. also marc train 841 is 22 minutes late. after a 3-day weekend, it's time to get back to work. into how soon congress will be back on -- >> how soon congress will be back on the hill. and could the nfl be closer to making the 2011 season a
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reality? players and owners resume talks today. could a deal be close at hand? we will see. you are watching "good morning maryland" first and only at 4:30. a live picture of down ton baltimore as we head to -- downtown baltimore as we head to break.
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five minutes away from six. time for five things to know before heading out the door. congress is cutting short independence break to resume talks about raising the debt ceiling. they will return to work today. house members follow suit on wednesday. the two branches are trying to get the debt deal in place before the critical august 2nd deadline. on the day christine laguard begins the five-year term as managing director at the international monday tarry fund, dominic straws can faces another charge. the complaint will be filed today and she claimed he tried to rape her in 200 p. count down for shuttle atlantis lift op is set for 11:26 -- lift off is set for 11:26 friday morning. atlantis will take the supplies
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to the international space station on a 12-day flight before joining the discovery and endeavour in retirement. the 20 len nfl season moves closer to becoming reality. the league owners and players are scheduled to resume talks in new york as both sides try to come to an agreement ening the longest work stopage -- end hing the longest work stopage in league history -- ending the longest work stopage in league history. coming all new at 6, sunscreen rest laying cos ensure your child doesn't get burned while away at camp. >> more on the relaxed policy and what you need to know. and the trip takes a scary turn when a storm rolls in. what happened to five people at that camp site. and contest you can sink your teeth into and we are not talking about nathan's hot dog eating contest.
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now "good morning maryland." it's why you hear people say they don't like to bring their families downtown. i am linda so. what happened to a 4-year-old boy last night after the fireworks. >> it's sad. and it is the 4th of july and now a family lost their child. >> a missing boat on the magothy river. >> parent don't worry if your child doesn't start talking later than you thought. how a study is easing those concerns. we will tell you all the details of that plus much more on this tuesday, july 5th, good morning. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. hope you had a great 4th of july weekend. it's over and back to work

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